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FRIDAY’S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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DAILY QUIZ: Horror movie villains quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THESE THINGS THAT GO BUMP (AND SLASH) IN THE NIGHT?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-282724" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MjcyNA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

 

BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Happy go-lucky

ON-AIR TEASE::TODAY'S QUIZ WILL BE JUMPED BY A FLAMING MOTORCYCLE.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280935" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDkzNQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Mason, meet Dixon

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280937" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDkzNw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities' hidden talents

ON-AIR TEASE: EVERYBODY HAS HIDDEN TALENTS, EVEN CELEBRITIES. VISIT ___.COM TO SEE WHICH OF YOUR FAVORITE STARS HAVE SECRET TALENTS.

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DAILY LIST: States with best and worst school systems

ON-AIR TEASE: AS STUDENTS GET SETTLED IN TO A NEW SCHOOL YEAR, VISIT ___.COM FOR A LIST OF STATES WITH THE BEST AND WORST SCHOOL SYSTEMS.

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ON THIS DAY: October 18

ON-AIR TEASE: Air Tease: HERMAN MELVILLE'S MASTERPIECE IS PRINTED, THE U.S. TAKES POSSESSION OF ALASKA AND PUERTO RICO, AND REGGIE JACKSON GOES DEEP THREE TIMES IN THE WORLD SERIES, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD OCT. 18:

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Elvis Costello honorted at @IrishArtsCenter Gala (18 Oct.)

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’Zombieland 2’ hits theaters (18 Oct.)

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 World Menospause Day @InitMenopause (18 Oct. 18)

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Oct. 17, 2019

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also, please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (e.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (e.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS

Nicki Minaj made up story about collaborating with Adele
Bella Hadid most beautiful woman in world, according to 'science'
Nestlé has $20 billion to spend
Xbox and Taco Bell are giving away free consoles
TSA trauma for transgender travelers
Banksy has opened an online store
Minority retail, fast food workers' schedules often erratic
Like it or not, science backs up your teen's love of the snooze button
Washington has no Latino history museum
Homeless man told court powdered milk was cocaine
Survivor helps airlines stop human trafficking
Barbie's Malibu Dreamhouse will be on Airbnb for $60 per night
World's first Monopoly-themed attraction to open in Hong Kong
Twitter tells Kamala Harris Trump stays
Dutch family may have lived isolated on a farm for 9 years
'Office Ladies' podcast takes you inside Dunder Mifflin
Vatican launches $110 'click to pray' wearable rosary
11 juicy details from Elton John's new memoir
New vaping study links e-liquids to some lung inflammation
Rare yellow cardinal spotted in Florida
Leonardo da Vinci's 'Vitruvian Man' cleared to go to Louvre
Florida could require prescription for certain sunscreens
3 more arrests made in theft of solid gold toilet
Over 300 birds smash into Charlotte's NASCAR building
Taylor Swift shines solo in Tiny Desk Concert

TODAY'S VIDEOS

Wasserman Schultz on Cummings: 'My heart is broken'
Iowa homeowner's basement fills with blood
Syria withdrawal sparks political rift in Washington
Kurds bury their dead and their allegiances
Mike Pence tries to secure ceasefire in Syria
Hong Kong police warn of escalation
Hundreds of birds crash into building
Report: Third of UK businesses have no Brexit plans
Liberals lead polls in Canadian election
On Cam: Trooper saves driver from train crash
Consumer Watch: Too many jobs, not enough workers
Hollywood Minute: National Enquirer documentary
Netherlands police give details about isolated family found on farm
Health Minute: Staying healthy on an airplane
Trump: Kurds in Syria are 'not angels'

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES

On this day: October 17
Brexit: What's the latest?
Notable deaths of 2019
Celebrities who have adopted
9 foods that lower stress levels

7:30 a.m., News and Content: Oct. 17, 2019

Check out the NXD News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and quizzes.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our NXD preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

THURSDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Science fiction authors quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: YOU'LL TRAVEL TO WORLDS UNKNOWN WITH THIS ONE!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-288045" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4ODA0NQ">

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Weekend update

ON-AIR TEASE: IN THE NEWS TODAY, IT'S AN "SNL" ALUM'S BIRTHDAY!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-279515" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI3OTUxNQ">

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HISTORY QUIZ: The great Poe walkout

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-279516" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI3OTUxNg">

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities who have adopted

ON-AIR TEASE: WE OFTEN HEAR THE NAMES ANGELINA JOLIE AND MADONNA WHEN IT COMES TO CELEBRITY ADOPTIONS, BUT MANY OTHER STARS HAVE ADOPTED CHILDREN, TOO, AS YOU'LL SEE WHEN YOU VISIT ___.COM.

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DAILY LIST: 9 foods that lower stress levels

ON-AIR TEASE: DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN HELP RELIEVE STRESS JUST BY ADJUSTING YOUR DIET? VISIT ___.COM AND CONSIDER EATING THE FOODS ON OUR LIST THE NEXT TIME YOU'RE STRESSED OUT.

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ON THIS DAY: October 17

ON-AIR TEASE: AL CAPONE IS CONVICTED OF INCOME TAX EVASION, "JAILHOUSE ROCK" PREMIERES, THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMES TO AN END, OPEC BEGINS ITS OIL EMBARGO, AND A DEADLY EARTHQUAKE HITS THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: Pelosi Weekly Press Conf.

10:45 a.m. ET: Speaker Pelosi holds her weekly press conference.

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LIVE: Biden/DNC Women's Leadership Forum

5 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the DNC Women's Leadership Forum in Washington DC.

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LIVE: Warren/DNC Women Will Vote Gala

6 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at the DNC Women Will Vote Gala in Washington DC.

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LIVE: Trump/'Keep America Great' Rally

8:05 p.m. ET: President Trump holds a "Keep America Great" rally in Dallas.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Rep. Elijah Cummings, key figure in Trump probes, dies at 68 
Chicago teachers going on strike Thursday
UK, EU agree to new Brexit deal
Trump's top China adviser made up expert he quoted
Half a million students could lose free school lunches
McConnell speculates Senate impeachment trial could end by Christmas
Pompeo deflects on Trump Syria strategy

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Study: Surprising consequence of losing weight later in life
95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals, report says
Bill would require Bible study courses in Florida high schools
Zimbabwe activists bid to stop plan to export 35 baby elephants
Family Circle magazine to shut down after December issue
Jennifer Aniston literally broke Instagram with her debut
Identical twin babies delivered by identical twin nurses
State trooper pulls man from car seconds before it was hit by train

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Syria withdrawal sparks political rift in Washington 
Kurds bury their dead and their allegiances 
Mike Pence tries to secure ceasefire in Syria 
Hong Kong police warn of escalation 
Hundreds of birds crash into building 
Report: Third of UK businesses have no Brexit plans 
Liberals lead polls in Canadian election 
On Cam: Trooper saves driver from train crash 
Consumer Watch: Too many jobs, not enough workers 

Friday, September 14, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Your Hurricane Florence questions answered 
Hurricane Florence: Mapping thousands of animal waste lagoons
1 dead, several injured after gas explosions in Massachusetts
Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea
FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug
Milwaukee officer fired for 'racist' social media posts
Secret Service to buy Harley despite Trump's support of boycotts
More immigrant children than ever are in US custody 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Leafs scrap Lamoriello's facial hair policy
Seahawks sign Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: 2018 hurricane season 
Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
Update: Most costliest hurricanes
Update: Biggest lottery jackpot 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
'Fugitive' goat no longer on the 'lam'
Package full of marijuana delivered to radio station building
$1 graduation gift turns into lifetime lottery prize 
Wisconsin firefighters finish mowing man's lawn after fall
24-foot bong in Las Vegas 
Paddle ball world record attempt planned in Cleveland

Oct. 17, 2019

LIVE: Pelosi Weekly Press Conf. -- OVER

10:45 a.m. ET: Speaker Pelosi holds her weekly press conference.

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LIVE: WH/Mulvaney Press Briefing -- OVER

12:30 p.m. ET: Press briefing with White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney

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LIVE: Bipartisan Turkey Sanctions Press Conf. -- OVER

12:30 p.m. ET: Senators Lindsey Graham and Chris Van Hollen will hold a press conference to introduce bipartisan Turkey sanctions. The legislation would impose severe sanctions on Turkish officials in response to their incursion into northern Syria.

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LIVE: Zuckerberg/Free Expression Speech -- OVER

1 p.m. ET: Mark Zuckerberg will deliver a public speech on free expression at Georgetown University.

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LIVE: Pence & Pompeo Media Availability in Turkey -- OVER

1:30 p.m. ET: Vice President Pence leads a delegation including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, United States National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien, and Ambassador James Jeffrey to Ankara, Turkey.

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LIVE: Pelosi/DNC Women's Leadership Forum -- OVER

2:50 p.m. ET: Speaker Pelosi will deliver remarks at the DNC’s Women’s Leadership Forum.

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LIVE: Biden/DNC Women's Leadership Forum -- OVER

5 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the DNC Women's Leadership Forum in Washington DC.

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LIVE: Trump/Louis Vuitton Rochambeau Workshop Event -- OVER

5:15 p.m. ET: President Trump will tour the Louis Vuitton – Rochambeau Workshop in Alvarado, Texas, and will participate in a ribbon cutting and deliver remarks. Ivanka Trump will travel with the president to attend the official event at the Louis Vuitton plant, which will focus on workforce development and the administration's "Pledge to America's Workers."

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LIVE: Warren/DNC Women Will Vote Gala -- OVER

6 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at the DNC Women Will Vote Gala in Washington DC.

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LIVE: Trump/'Keep America Great' Rally

8:05 p.m. ET: President Trump holds a "Keep America Great" rally in Dallas.

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Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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